[texhax] TexLive 2008

John C Frain frainj at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 00:58:29 CEST 2008

I have version 4.23 installed and I can confirm that it is not
compatible with the .iso.lzma file.  I downloaded version 4.60 beta
and it can expand the archive.  The Windows GUI is marginally improved

Best Regards


2008/9/27 Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org>:
>    But 7zip will *not* read the file, as far as I can tell.
> That is too bad.  I guess lzma-utils and 7-zip are not compatible.  So I
> won't bother writing anything about 7-zip.
> The general question of the lzma file format is not settled.  The actual
> compression method is fine, but the surrounding headers, magic bytes,
> etc., are a subject of ongoing discussion.  Hopefully it will be settled
> by next year.
> karl
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John C Frain
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